Showing posts from April, 2017

Meet Your Construction Executive of the Year Finalists!

2017 Construction Executive of the Year 
Finalist #2  Wayne Bell-Ace Asphalt Wayne Bell is the President of Ace Asphalt which was founded in Phoenix in 1966.  Wayne joined the ACE leadership team in 2005 as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  After a nine year trajectory of proven success and effective management in sales and marketing, he was promoted to President.  As Ace Asphalt's leader, Wayne oversees a multi-state operation, 350 - 450 employees (depending on the time of the year) and one of the largest asphalt contractors in the Southwest. With over 20 years of experience, Wayne leads the corporate strategy and development efforts across all markets including Arizona, New Mexico, Las Vegas and Texas.  With outstanding customer service as a guide and strong relationships as a path, he makes it a priority for ACE to serve the surrounding communities and its partners.  Wayne is a proponent of being active leaders and community partners in the communities in with they oper…

VoS CFMA Kickball Tournament

VoS CFMA like had a totally awesome afternoon of like kickball, like 80's style! Like check out the totally rad headbands worn by these like righteous dudes and dudettes!

Meet Your Construction Executive of the Year Finalists!

2017 Construction Executive of the Year  Finalist #1 Brandon Bell - Bell Steel, Inc. Brandon Bell is an individual with a rare combination of skills and traits that make him a successful leader in whatever endeavor he becomes involved with.  He believes that opportunities abound for those willing to look for and work at achieving those opportunities, and he possesses a great level of humility - motivated not be personal gain or ego, but by bringing the best out in others.  Brandon grew up in Yuma, and moved to Phoenix in 1999 after high school to work at his father's company, United Ornamental Iron.  Brandon learned the business from the ground up, and recognized that in order to grow, the company would need to expand its operations from ornamental iron to structural steel.  As the Company's Estimator and Chief Project Manager, he began taking classes in engineering and construction management at night, and educated himself on the structural steel business, slowly integrating str…

Scholarship Application

Fall Semester Deadline Extended -  May 1                                     Scholarship Requirements and Application The Valley of the Sun Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) will award an educational scholarship for each semester. (Summer sessions do not qualify.) We acknowledge that one of our primary goals is education. We also acknowledge the need for qualified employees in the construction field. These needs will be filled largely by students graduating from our area schools. We hope these scholarships will prove to be an investment in the Arizona field of construction by providing promising financial/construction professionals with some assistance while completing their studies.   The applicant should demonstrate the following qualities and skills: Has received or will receive a diploma from an accredited high school. Have a grade point average between 3.00 and 4.00 (if already enrolled in college or techni…

CFMA VoS Volunteer Opportunity

Feed My Starving Children Community Volunteer Opportunity 
You are invited to pack food and help turn hunger into hope with your own two hands.  Email Diana Bujnovsky to sign up - Thursday, April 27th from 3:30 - 5:30 pm - Friends, spouses, co-workers and children 6 and older are welcome.  It is a fun time for a great cause!
Please note:  Deadline for sign ups is April 20, 2017!

Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention March Newsletter

UPCOMING EVENTS Mark Your Calendars April 20, 2017: CFMA Inland Empire, Orange County, and San Diego Chapters Suicide Prevention Summit
Contact: Veronica Casillas

April 25, 2017: CFMA Western Michigan Chapter Suicide Prevention Summit
Contact: Jennifer Murphy

May 23, 2017: NECA Safety Professionals Conference